Exodus 23:22

“But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 23:22

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and doe all that I speake, then I wil be an enemie vnto thine enemies, and an aduersarie vnto thine aduersaries.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if thou shalt indeed hearken unto his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if you truly give ear to his voice, and do whatever I say, then I will be against those who are against you, fighting those who are fighting you.
- Basic English Bible

But if thou shalt diligently hearken unto his voice, and do all that I shall say, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.
- Darby Bible

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy to thy enemies, and an adversary to thy adversaries.
- Webster's Bible

But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.
- World English Bible

for, if thou diligently hearken to his voice, and hast done all that which I speak, then I have been at enmity with thine enemies, and have distressed those distressing thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if thou shalt indeed hearken unto his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 23:22

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 23:22


23:20 Behold, I send an angel before thee - The angel of the covenant: Accordingly the Israelites in the wilderness are said to tempt Christ. It is promised that this blessed anger should keep them in the way, though it lay through a wilderness first, and afterwards through their enemies country; and thus Christ has prepared a place for his followers.

23:21 Beware of him, and obey his voice; provoke him not - It is at your peril if you do; for my name - My nature, my authority is in him.


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